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Re: Real Omega SS Seamaster?

: what model is this omega and is it real.

Looks like a real 2531.80 James Bond Seamaster--best I can tell from those limited quality photos.

: Is it worth $500 bucks, because its in
: "fair" condition. But most

"Fair" usually is NOT that good. That is one step up from "Poor." Also notice the seller says nothing about its mechanical condition and makes no comment or guarantees that the watch is running accurately.

: WHere i get it checked out once i buy it?

Why cheap out on buying a watch then have to pay someone else to check it out for you to see if you screwed yourself. Sounds like a poor plan to me.

Based on the kind of questions you are asking, you sound like enough of a novice at this that you really shouldn't be trying to buy on eBay. Save up your money and buy one in excellent condition from a known reputable used watch dealer who guarantees the authenticity, condition and running of the piece.

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